COVID_19_Azerbaijan

A preliminary assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Azerbaijani economy

A preliminary assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Azerbaijani economy Azerbaijan became the country among the post-soviet countries, that allocated the largest share of GDP, in order to eliminate the economic challenges caused due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Providing favorable economic conditions in the post-pandemic period is as crucial as supporting […]

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Amendments to state budget of Azerbaijan for 2020: Reasons and Expectations

Amendments to state budget of Azerbaijan for 2020: Reasons and Expectations Nowadays, global economic growth has been severely affected beyond anything passed in nearly a century. The outbreak of the coronavirus disease has brought its negative impact and destructive outcome on the economies alongside with the sharp fluctuations in global energy and stock markets. There […]

Sactions-Russia

Collateral damage: The Western sanctions on Russia and the evaluation of implications for Russia’s post-communist neighbourhood

Collateral damage: The Western sanctions on Russia and the evaluation of implications for Russia’s post-communist neighbourhood This paper reviews the Western sanctions on Russia and endeavours to evaluate the medium-term implications of these sanctions for post-communist neighbours of Russia. Growth spillovers are examined via VAR model. This model reveals that the Western sanctions against Russia […]

Baku-oil_site

Social consequences of the oil price shock in the resource rich post-soviet countries

Social consequences of the oil price shock in the resource rich post-soviet countries This study seeks to determine the impact the fall in global oil prices post-2014 had on the welfare of the populations of three resource-rich post-Soviet states: Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan. Changes in welfare will be explored through the analysis of several socio-economic […]

On-line Panel Baku_May_2020

World Economy in the Post-Coronavirus Period

World Economy in the Post-Coronavirus Period While the world is preoccupied with Covid-19, thoughts are beginning to shift to the economy. When will recovery occur? Which economic sectors will bounce back quickly and which will struggle? Will business practices be forever changed? To help answer these and other questions, the U.S. Embassy is proud to […]